Corporate Partners

The Akshaya Patra Foundation strongly believes in creating valuable relations and partnerships as they help in knowledge interaction, improving expertise, and increasing resources to reach a wider audience. We understand that the right business partnerships enhance the ethos of our organisation and our corporate partners are consistent with their contributions to the mid-day meal programme. We look forward to striking more partnerships and creating lasting relationships with several corporate partners to seamlessly achieve our goals while establishing trust and guardianships.


With more than 80+ manufacturing facilities and over 9,000 employees worldwide, Signode is a leading manufacturer of a broad spectrum of packaging consumables, tools, software, and equipment that optimize end-of line packaging operations and protect products in transit. Signode brings this extensive product portfolio together under hundreds of trusted brands to offer complete transit packaging solutions to its customers. Signode in India is the leading Industrial Packaging Solutions provider with manufacturing facilities at Rudraram – Telangana, Surangi – UT of Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Rudrapur – Uttarakhand, Bengaluru and Dahej. Signode believes in building resilient communities through our CSR initiatives. We have touched lives of children through our collaboration with The Akshaya Patra Foundation. Signode has been partnering with the foundation to provide nutritional mid-day-meals to under-privileged children and has sponsored vehicles to facilitate distribution of the midday-meals to Government schools across Karnataka and Telangana aligning with the Zero Hunger, UN Sustainable Development Goals.


42Gears is a leading Unified Endpoint Management solution provider, offering SaaS and on premise solutions to secure, monitor and manage all business endpoints, such as tablets, phones, desktops, and wearables. 42Gears products support company-owned as well as employee-owned devices built on Android, iOS, Windows, Mac OS, Wear OS, VR and Linux platforms. 42Gears products are used in various verticals, such as healthcare, manufacturing, logistics, education, and retail. 42Gears products are trusted by over 10000 customers in more than 115 countries. They have supported our foundation since June 2012 and have helped us serve mid-day meals to 2683 government school children in FY 19-20.

Middleby India

Middleby India is part of The Middleby Corporation, a publicly traded company based in Elgin, IL, USA. At Middleby, we develop the most advanced solutions for commercial, industrial and residential foodservice. Whether our customers are feeding their families or thousands of patrons, we are proud to be their trusted partner. Our industry-leading innovation coupled with our dedicated, knowledgeable employee base allows us to best serve our customers around the world. Middleby India has been partnered with The Akshaya Patra Foundation for the year 2022, where it sponsored 4,16,117 mid-day meals to the Govt school children across pan India.

Balajee Infratech and Constructions Private Limited

Balajee Infratech and Constructions Private Limited (BICPL), based in Mumbai, Maharashtra is a leading Infrastructure Company that undertakes specialized contracts with a focus on Highways, Airports, Race Tracks, Test Track, Quarrying and crushing, Power projects and Railways. It was incorporated in the year 1999. In accordance with their CSR policy, they have been supporting Akshaya Patra since April 2017 in the Mid – Day Meal Programme. The company endeavours to make sustainable difference through its various charitable and CSR activities.

Apotex Inc.

Apotex Inc. was founded in 1974, and is the largest Canadian-owned pharmaceutical company. From 2 employees, 5,000 square foot beginning, the company has grown to employ over 6,500 people in research, development, manufacturing and distribution facilities world-wide. Although the company’s business is developing and manufacturing generic pharmaceuticals, the success of Apotex has enabled it to diversify into a number of health areas. Apotex chooses to support organizations that increase access to health and wellness, with focus on local hospitals, community centres and hubs that provide support to underserved neighborhoods. Apotex Inc, partnered with Akshaya Patra and has reached out to 635 government school children with Happiness Kits, along with aiding the procurement of distribution vessels.

Airport Authority of India

Airport Authority of India (AAI), a statutory body working under the Ministry of Civil Aviation, Government of India is responsible for creating, upgrading, maintaining and managing the civil aviation infrastructure. It provides Communication Navigation Surveillance/Air Traffic Management (CNS/ATM) services over Indian airspace and adjoining oceanic areas. AAI currently manages 137 Airports, including 23 International Airports, 10 Customs Airports, 81 Domestic Airports and 23 Civil Enclaves at Defence Airfields. Airport Authority of India supports Akshaya Patra in construction of three Centralized Mid-Day Meal Kitchens (currently under construction) in Mangalgiri, Guwahati, and Hazaribagh along with sponsoring kitchen equipment, vessels and food delivery vehicles.

Bank of Bahrain and Kuwait

Bank of Bahrain and Kuwait (BBK) was incorporated in Bahrain in March 1971 with the committed objective of providing a range of efficient and personalized banking facilities. BBK’s first overseas branch was established in Kuwait in 1978. A few years later, branches were set up in Mumbai, Hyderabad, Aluva, and New Delhi. BBK is one of the largest commercial banks in Bahrain with 16 local branches, five full-fledged overseas branches, and a Representative Office in Dubai. It provides ECBs to large corporates in India for eligible purposes. Bank of Bahrain and Kuwait has sponsored the mid-day meals for over 2,000 students studying in Government and Government-aided schools of Rourkela.


3i is an investment company with two complementary businesses, Private Equity and Infrastructure, specialising in core investment markets in northern Europe and North America. They have a diverse investment portfolio and disciplined investment processes. This, together with their clear and consistent strategy, underpins their competitive advantage. They have operations in eight offices across Europe, Asia and North America. 3i is partnered with Akshaya Patra since FY 16-17. 3i sponsored Akshaya Patra mid day meals for government school children there by uplifting the noble cause.

Awfis Space Solutions Pvt. Ltd.

Awfis Space Solutions Pvt. Ltd. also known as ‘Awfis’ is a fully tech-enabled workspace solutions platform that provides products across the spectrum of work-requirements including Flex Workspaces, Enterprise Workspace Solution, Design & Build Solution (Awfis Transform), Integrated Facility Management (Awfis Care), Remote Working Solutions & Work From Home Solution (Awfis@Home). Awfis is focused on redefining how work gets done in the current business environment, by providing an ecosystem of inspiring workspaces for innovative freelancers, entrepreneurs and corporates to suit their changing business requirements. Awfis has partnered with The Akshaya Patra Foundation to support mid-day meal beneficiaries by providing 750 Happiness Kits in the financial year 2019-2020.

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